Indigenous Studies at the University of Helsinki fosters sustainable and ethical research with Indigenous peoples. Our research investigates and takes into account Indigenous onto-epistemologies and values, providing new perspectives on human-environment interactions, Indigenous education, wellbeing, temporalities, Indigenous rights, as well as methodological issues.
Indigenous methodologies, epistemologies, and social worlds
At the core of Indigenous Studies at UH there is a holistic understanding of the world, which we acknowledge and celebrate by studying...
Conceptualising Biodiversity in Amazonia Project leader: Pirjo Kristiina Virtanen Funding: Academy of Finland (2021–2025) Biodiversity...
Indigenous Studies organises a teaching module in English (15–30 ECTS), which is open for all students from any of the faculties of UH. It...
News & Events
Book launch: Indigenous Research Methodologies in Sámi and Global Contexts
Thursday 20.5.2021 at 17–18:30 Live streamed from the Think Corner (Tiedekulma)
Saamelaisten kansallispäivä yliopistolla
Buori Sámi álbmotbeaivi! Pyeri säämi aalmugpeivi! Šiõǥǥ saaʹmi meersažpeiʹvv! Hyvää saamelaisten kansallispäivää! Happy Sámi National Day!